Chiltepec-Tlacoatzintepec Chinantec

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Chiltepec-Tlacoatzintepec Chinantec
Native toMexico
Native speakers
1,800? (2000)[1]
  • Western Oto-Mangue
    • Oto-Pame–Chinantecan
Language codes
ISO 639-3Either:
csa – Chiltepec Chinantec
ctl – Tlacoatzintepec Chinantec

Chiltepec-Tlacoatzintepec Chinantec is a Chinantecan language of Mexico, spoken in northern Oaxaca in the towns of San José Chiltepec, San Juan Bautista Tlacoatzintepec, San Pedro Alianza, Santiago Quetzalapa, and San Juan Zapotitlán. The two principal varieties, Chinantec and Tlacoatzintepec, have marginal mutual intelligibility. They are close to Sochiapan Chinantec.


  1. ^ Chiltepec Chinantec at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Tlacoatzintepec Chinantec at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tlacoatzintepec–Chiltepec". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.